THE MOST CURRENT STUDIES AND COUNTRY REPORTS
Knight Frank recently published the “Retail Market Report Moscow H1 2018”. The most important event was the commissioning of “Kashirskaya Plaza”, which opened with a high occupancy rate – not only by area but also by number of stores.
The new Union Investment index analyzes the attractiveness of the top 17 markets.
The capital of the Lombardy region is recognized as one of the most famous fashion hot-spots in the world and it is Italy’s industrial, commercial, and financial heart. The city continues to attract new businesses and investments – and new shopping centers.
Union Investment’s new “Global Retail Attractiveness Index“ (GRAI), which analyzes the environments for retail investments in 17 countries around the world, recently showed that Poland is one of the most dynamic European markets. The latest data confirms this assessment.
Cushman & Wakefield recently published the “Turkey – Retail Market Snapshot – First Quarter 2018”. The acceleration in the country‘s investment market signals that further consolidation in the shopping center market can be expected.
GfK study on key retail indicators: 2017 review and 2018 forecast.
Liviu Tudor outlines two current areas of focus for retail developments in the CEE-country: the construction of retail parks in small cities and the extension of existing commercial areas in larger cities.
Recruitments, promotions and appointments in the European Retail Real Estate Industry.
According to the current "Shopping Centre Market Report Switzerland 2018", the country's malls have an average age of 30. A number of refurbishments are pending. But that alone will not be sufficient for future market success.
The latest European Shopping Centers report by Cushman & Wakefield shows that shopping center development activity in the first half of 2017 increased total floor space across Europe to 160.8 million sq m at the midpoint of the year.
A recent EHI study analyzed energy optimization measures in the retail sector.
The drafters of the Savills Global Luxury Retail Report have discovered that luxury retailers are currently focusing on top locations.
A report from the Urban Land Institute (ULI) and JLL finds that non-retail tenants - including F&B, leisure, and community amenities - have led to 28% estimated rental value growth, a 7.24% increase in footfall, and a 1% decrease in vacancy rates across 12 European malls in the past 12 months.
“Berlin is poor, but sexy.” That’s how Klaus Wowereit, then-mayor of Berlin, characterized the German federal capital in 2003. This mainly referred to the city’s massive debt, which then amounted to around €50 billion.
The ICSC recently published its study “The Successful Integration of Food & Beverage Within Retail Real Estate.” Here is a summary of its findings.
The Austrian capital is very popular with international retailers.
Experts continue to fear a drop in sales in retail stores, falling demand for retail space, and store closures. That is the essence of the “4th Shopping Center Market Report Switzerland 2017.”
According to Colliers International’s “Poland Market Insights—Annual Report 2017,” only about 400,000 sq m of new retail space was created in 2016. This is one third less than in 2015. Around 400,000 sq m are expected for this year as well.
In order to provide the retail and leisure industry with guidance and insight to navigate the opportunity posed by F&B, the ICSC commissioned JLL to carry out a global study. It should provide a holistic, 360-degree view of the current landscape, challenges, risks, opportunities, and future outlook for foodservice within the shopping center space.
Effective retail places use leisure, technology, and planning to lure shoppers, who now want shopping to be both functional and social.